Caladenia rileyi D.L.Jones 1997 SUBGENUS Calonema

Lip Detail Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLIER Spring

Common Name Riley's Caladenia - The Gillenbah Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in New South Wales in callitris woodlands with a sparse understory at elevations of 150 to 250 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis rileyi (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis rileyi photo fide;

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